[WWI] Gotha

tom.mason at charter.net tom.mason at charter.net
Sun Aug 14 18:44:17 EDT 2011


Munich in German is Munchen I believe and I am not sure how you spell it 
phonetically. I think translated into English it means monk. Prague is 
really Praha. Could really go on a long time with this, but, I won't.

T.O.M.


On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 5:20 PM, dave fleming wrote:

> Quoting Brad & Merville <bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca>:
>
>> I spite of my friend I'm afraid I still tend to pronounce it 
>> "Gaw-thaa"  I
>> also still say "Spandoo" instead of "Schpandow".  My great uncle used 
>> to say
>> "Fow-ker" (rhymes with row, as in row-row-row your boat)  I believe 
>> he picked
>> it up from several American WW1 pilots he knew.
>
>
> How do you pronounce the capital of France? Paris or Parieee? Or the 
> city of Munich?
>
> Dave


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